#47, CJ, JErusalem is capital of Israel - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • David
    • 17.11.09 | 05:25 (IST)

    There is an never was a country of Palestine, unless you count Jordan Palestine. Mandate Palestine was a temporary territory divided from TransJordan to become Israel. Actually, to be correct, both TransJordan and Mandate Palestine were to become Israel, but the British went back on the agreement. however, Jerusalem was part of what was to become Israel. Under the UN partition, which was never accepted by the Arabs is irrelevant. Since 67, Jerusalem has been liberated from its occupiers and back as the united capital of Israel again.

    from the article: Would Israel accept a state-and-a-half solution?
    First published 02:07 16.11.09 | Last updated 15:42 16.11.09
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